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Support Worker

Hereford, Herefordshire
£23,023 to £24,069
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
About The Role Role Support Worker Location Presteigne, Powys Salary £23,023.00 to £24,069.50 based on 40.25 hours per week (days, nights, and weekends) + up to £600 pa travel allowance Overtime benefits of double time available Nights only and part time opportunities (23 hrs+) available Are you a supportive and empathetic individual who wants to enhance the lives of children with Autism? We have an opportunity in our unique children s residential home and school based in the stunning, rural location of Presteigne, Powys. Summergil House is based on the river that separates the Welsh and English border, with views of both countries at either side. We offer a combined approach to care, education and in-house therapeutic support for Young People up to the age of 19 with Autism and other associated complex needs. The home boasts an impressive 18 acres of luscious greenery and mountain views to support the well-being of the People we support. In your new role, no two days are ever the same. you can enjoy activities such as vegetable planting and den making in the garden, sensory activities such as instrumental play and teaching basic life skills such as cookery classes all for the benefit of their future. Other responsibilities will include ensuring the health, well-being and safety of our Young People, whilst taking on more of a professional, family member approach to Care. This is an inspiring but rewarding role, with some more challenging days than others. But, your support and encouragement will enrich the lives of our Young People to make a more positive future. A day in the life of a Support Worker with Orbis Education and Care Involves: Providing tailored support to our Young People whilst following Care plans and liaising with the Multi-Disciplinary Team. Assisting our Supported Individuals with day-to-day tasks and decision making. Promoting independence by supporting with a range of educational, social and work-based activities. Undertaking general housekeeping duties, plus elements of personal care. Maintaining accurate record keeping of all activities in accordance with CIW and regulatory organisations.To be a successful Support Worker with Orbis Education and Care, you ll need: A positive can-do attitude, with empathy and reliability the Core Values that Orbis follow and promote. The ability to build and maintain relationships effectively with our Young People, Managers and Multi Disciplinary Team The desire to make a difference in our Young People s lives. Compassion and understanding Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice. The ability to work flexibly and partake it extra curricular activities. Previous care experience preferred but not essential, full training will be provided with our fully comprehensive induction programme to prepare you on your journey.In return for your support to our Young People as a Support Worker, you ll receive: A competitive salary of £23,023.00 to £24,069.50 based on 40.25 hours per week (days, nights, and weekends) Paid comprehensive 2 induction programme with classroom based and practical learning Free uniform Fully funded DBS and Social Care Wales registration. A travel allowance for those living more than 15 miles from the home. 225 hours pa paid annual leave and bank holiday allowance. Up to £1000 refer-a-friend scheme. Staff accommodation available. Free meal will be provided while on duty. Fully funded vocational qualification, recognised Nationally for your development and career progression plan. Access to our Salary Financing Service. Company pension scheme. Access to our Orbis For You Benefits package including discounts to major national retailers and restaurants. Access to 6 counselling sessions per year for yourself and immediate household members.About Orbis Education and Care Orbis Education & Care is a sector-leading provider of specialist services for children and adults with complex needs associated with autism. We specialise in providing individualised placements for unique individuals. At Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. INDPRE
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  • Job Reference: 704623283-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Orbis Education & Care Ltd
    Orbis Education & Care Ltd
  • Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
  • Salary: £23,023 to £24,069
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent